Sunday, February 21, 2010

Spaghetti alla Caprese

Spaghetti alla Caprese

This dish is also known as Spaghetti Italia since its ingredients includes all the colors of the Italian flag: red, green and white. So don't omit any ingredients or else the dish won't live up to its name anymore.

Spaghetti alla Caprese
1/2 package spaghetti
1 pack cherry tomatoes, cut into half
20 fresh basil leaves, slice into stripes, leave some for garnish
1/2 bulb garlic, minced finely
1 ball fresh mozarella chese, cut into cubes
olive oil
fresh grounded black pepper
  • Cook spaghetti with salt until al-dente, drain and put aside
  • Heat genereous amount of olive oil in pan and sautee minced garlic
  • Put in cooked spaghetti into the garlic infused oil
  • Rapidly stirred in cherry tomatoes, basil and mozarella
  • Put salt and black pepper to taste and once the tomatoes and basil wilted, transfer them onto a serving plate
  • Garnish them with fresh tomatoes and fresh basil
  • If necessary, drizzle olive oil and grind black pepper on the spaghetti


  1. You should post the one with the crushed red pepper flakes! :D

  2. Yeah, maybe I would, and with red pepper flakes they taste even better